Introduction

If your camera image is distorted or cracked this guide will help you replace the camera with a new one.

Please review battery guide before continuing with this guide.

In this guide, you will be removing the following:

  1. Camera
Using the large plastic opening tool loosen the back cover. Place slight pressure on the tablet and pry the back panel off .
  • Using the large plastic opening tool loosen the back cover.

  • Place slight pressure on the tablet and pry the back panel off .

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Place device with screen face down all components should be visible.
  • Place device with screen face down all components should be visible.

  • Look for a large black rectangle it is the battery.

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Lift the battery upward.
  • Lift the battery upward.

  • Ensure the red and black cord is pulled taut.

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Hold the battery in one hand.
  • Hold the battery in one hand.

  • Using your index finger and thumb of your other hand grab the red and black wires nearest to their connection point.

  • Give a firm tug close to the device to disconnect the battery.

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Using a PH00 screwdriver, remove the two 4mm PH00 screws facing up on the camera housing piece. Using a PH00 screwdriver, remove the two 4mm PH00 screws facing up on the camera housing piece. Using a PH00 screwdriver, remove the two 4mm PH00 screws facing up on the camera housing piece.
  • Using a PH00 screwdriver, remove the two 4mm PH00 screws facing up on the camera housing piece.

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Locate the long, L-shaped system board; copper foil runs most of its length. Remove the 10 2mm PH00 black screws located on the edges of the system board.
  • Locate the long, L-shaped system board; copper foil runs most of its length.

  • Remove the 10 2mm PH00 black screws located on the edges of the system board.

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Using the large plastic opening tool to flip the latch of the middle gold connector.
  • Using the large plastic opening tool to flip the latch of the middle gold connector.

  • Gently pull the gold connector using the latch.

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Pull up on the L shaped board. The one bottom and one top connection points should disconnect.
  • Pull up on the L shaped board.

  • The one bottom and one top connection points should disconnect.

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With the camera still be attached to the moved system board. Grab the camera connection with your index finger and thumb. Gently pull up on the connection disconnecting the camera.
  • With the camera still be attached to the moved system board. Grab the camera connection with your index finger and thumb.

  • Gently pull up on the connection disconnecting the camera.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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